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2008-08-10 21:00:27

By Melissa Evans Newly divorced with two kids to support, Betty Batenburg circled a help wanted ad in the local newspaper for a 37-hour-a-week position as an administrative assistant. She got the job and, as it turned out, the organization looking for help - the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence - would open the door to a new career and calling for the single mom. More than three decades after answering the ad, Batenburg will end an illustrious career with the...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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